With 100's of species of ants in Florida, using the right treatment is paramount to success.

Florida is home to over 221 different species of ants. These pests are a nuisance and can be tricky to get rid of. Some will have colonies and sub colonies. Watching the ant’s trail can lead us back to a nest in order to help eradication.  Below, there are a few of the most common ants we can eliminate for you.

Common Ants That A1 Home Pest Control Inc. Frequently Treats For:

ghost ants

Ghost Ants

They nest readily outdoors or indoors. Colonies may be moderate to large in size, containing numerous reproducing females (polygyny). Indoors, the ants colonize wall void or spaces between cabinetry and baseboards. They will also nest in potted plants.  Indoors, the ant nests in small spaces, such as cracks, spaces between books, or wall voids. Indoor foragers often come from outside. This is a very common pest inside homes.


Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants are one of the most common indoor insect pest in Florida. Foraging proceeds in very loosely defined trails or by individual ants that seem to wander aimlessly. These ants have a fondness for sweets and can be found in campgrounds near soda machines and other areas where sweets are readily accessible.


Fire Ants

Fire ants are a nuisance due to their dangerous sting. The diet of foraging workers consists of dead animals, including insects, earthworms, and vertebrates. Workers also collect honeydew and will forage for sweets, proteins, and fats in homes. They are sometimes attracted to piles of dirty laundry.

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